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Quick facts walking

The Queen Charlotte Track is 72km long and can be hiked in 3-5 days by walkers with a reasonable fitness.

Ship Cove (1 Of 19)

Some sections are easier than others, so if you are looking to do a day trip, check the guide for the best leg for you.

You’ll also need to get a QCTLC pass for the sections that pass through private land. These can be purchased from the Picton, Blenheim or Havelock isite Visitor Information centres.

Track Sections

Meretoto / Ship Cove to Endeavour Inlet
17kms | 5.5 hours

Endeavour Inlet to Camp Bay  
11.5kms | 4 hours

Camp Bay  to Torea Saddle
24.5kms | 8 hours

Torea Saddle to Mistletoe Bay
8kms | 4 hours

Mistletoe Bay to Anakiwa
12.5kms | 4 hours

Conditions & closures

See DOC's site

More information

View the Queen Charlotte Track website 


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